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Abu Dhabi Police warn of fake jobs online

Be wary of fake opportunities while you look for a job on the internet’, comes a stern warning from the Abu Dhabi Police. On its Instagram account, the police have cautioned against people who float bogus companies on fake websites…

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Woman hopes UAE amnesty will allow her to attend her wedding

Thirty-year-old Maricar Peralta has her marriage fixed for August 5 in her hometown in the Philippines. She was among the first to approach the Abu Dhabi centre of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs to avail of the…

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UAE to turn desert into rich farmland

As part of its efforts to attain food security, the UAE is seeking new technologies that can withstand its fierce climate, water scarcity and soil salinity, and produce local crops with least amount of water. With the UAE currently importing…

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Ramadan etiquette: A guide for non-Muslims in UAE

© Provided by Khaleej Times Ramadan etiquette: A guide for non-Muslims in UAE With the Holy month of Ramadan just round the corner, the fast-paced city life is set to slowdown, giving us a peek into a whole new side…

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29 or 30-day Ramadan in UAE in 2018

© Provided by Khaleej Times 29 or 30-day Ramadan in UAE in 2018? The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics revealed that the Ramadan crescent will be born at 1:48pm on Tuesday, Sha’ban 29, 1439 of the Hijri calendar,…

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Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

© Provided by The New Arab Kuwaiti officials have appealed for calming of the crisis with the Philippines over treatment of migrant workers. A senior Kuwaiti official on Monday sought to calm a crisis with the Philippines over the treatment…

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UAE safest country in world, 98.6% residents feel secure

© Provided by Khaleej Times UAE safest country in world, 98.6% residents feel secure The UAE has been ranked number one country in the world with the least amount of crimes related to sexual assault and theft, while a whopping…

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Total ban’ on Filipino workers to Kuwait on Monday

© Provided by Khaleej Times ‘Total ban’ on Filipino workers to Kuwait on Monday Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)…

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Big rush for new, 10-year Philippine e-passports

Dubai: The new 10-year Philippine e-passport has triggered a big rush among Filipinos in Dubai in the last few days, Gulf News has learnt. Almost 2,000 Filipinos have applied for their new 10-year passports at the Philippine Consulate-General in the…

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VAT in UAE: How it will impact your pocket?

© Provided by Khaleej Times VAT in UAE: How it will impact your pocket? The business community and auditing and tax professionals have welcomed further clarity in value-added tax (VAT) following the Executive Regulations and believe that there won’t be…